02:45 PM - 03:10 PM on July 17, 2016, Room CR7

Jerry Meeker

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Using macros, skeleton files, and snippets to make writing a simple program even simpler.


C and C++ have preprocessors. Python has a runtime. We're going to use M4 to help us write our Python files. We'll use a makefile to treat it as if it was a C language, which will go through an "build" the file for us. We will also take a look at using skeleton files to avoid writing boiler plate. Setting up a Python Virtual Environment in a more "build" kind of way, and using snippets to create files faster.

This talk aims to avoid the symptoms of RSI